Haig, William Stephen
Regiment: 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Biography: Son of William Haig, permanent way inspector. Born Lonmay, 6 November 1892; educated at Gordon's College, Aberdeen; matriculated in Arts in 1911; graduated M.A. in 1914. He was a member of the original Robert Gordon's College section of the 4th Gordons, enlisting in 1910, and on entering the University he transferred to "U" Company. After being trained from August 1914 to February 1915 at Bedford, he went abroad with his unit. He served with his Battalion till 25 September 1915 when he was reported missing, and later was presumed killed on that date at Hooge, where the 4th Gordons covered themselves with glory.
Date of Death: 25 September 1915
Burial Details: Name recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 38, Column 5.
Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.
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